[SATLUG] Hardware configuration information

John Pappas j at jvpappas.net
Thu Sep 25 08:26:01 CDT 2008


On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 13:44, herb cee <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:

> Sean I wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 11:04 AM, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 10:48 AM, Jim Parkhurst
>>> <JPARKHUR at dot.state.tx.us> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> I have a challenge to obtain the hardware and software configuration of
>>>> systems. What I am looking for is a tool/utility to probe and report the
>>>> hardware - cpu, memory, drives, controllers, etc. A "dump to file" is usable
>>>> as I can filter the noise (better too much than too little information at
>>>> data collection!). Something in a bootable CD flavor?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>> It produces an output like HPUX's ioscan with the short option.
>>
>> Output looks like such:
>> H/W path       Device    Class      Description
>> ===============================================
>>
> Thanks Sean, I had to use 'sudo lshw -short' in Ubuntu 8.04. Gotta say cool
> mobo bro.
> herb


Yeah the HP BL465c is a fantastic blade platform.  Just out of curiosity,
which interconnect are you guys using with it?  Most of my customers have
the Virtual Connect option installed, rather than Chassis switch or
pass-through.

jp


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